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Worker shortage causing transit cancellations in Greater Baltimore; here’s how to address it

July 28, 2022
Nurse passenger riding train

Across the country, an operator shortfall is throwing transit systems into crisis: 71% of agencies recently surveyed by the American Public Transit Association report having to cut service or delay service increases because of a lack of workers. In many cities, a shortfall of operators means that buses and trains are simply never showing up. The problem is hurting greater Baltimore. The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) has reported a shortfall of 173 bus operators and 26 light rail operators is resulting in buses and trains not performing their scheduled runs.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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